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How to Claim a Towed Vehicle in Cebu City, Philippines

This is in line with City ordinance 1870, C.O. 2054 and 2004 - Towing of illegally parked vehicle such as parking.
Owners/Drivers/Operators of towed vehicles

Contact Persons
Geronimo V. Dosdos
Benita Bontuyan
Towing Records in-charge
Contact/Telephone number: 253-9211 / 253-8262

Special Traffic Action Force (STAF)
2nd Floor, Annex Building

Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Duration of the Service
33 minutes

Requirements needed to claim your towed vehicle:
  1. Certificate of Registration (C.R.)
  2. Official Receipt (O.R.) of vehicle
Fee ( How much to pay upon claiming towed vehicle?)
  • From Php 1,600.00 to Php 2,000.00 plus storage fee if vehicle was claimed after cut-off time the following day - towing fee and administrative penalty.
Procedures on how to claim your towed vehicle in Cebu City, Philippines

Follow these steps...
Wait while Person-in-charge...
It will take...
1. Proceed to STAF Office to get request for release and present certificate of registration (C.R.) and Official Receipt (O.R.) of vehicle
1. Check record on logbook

2. Issue request for release and give the blue copy of the Traffic Citation Ticket (TCT)
T/E Benita M. Bontuyan
and T/E Geronimo V. Dosdos
5 minutes
2. Present certificate of Registration (C.R.) and Official Receipt (O.R.) to any authorized Police Officer at the Investigation Section, 2nd Floor, CITOM main bldg. and have request for released signed.
3. Authorized Police Officer checks the Certificate of Registration (CR) and Official Receipt (OR) and signs the request for release.
Authorized Police Officer on Duty
3 minutes
3. Proceed to TVB Ground floor, Window 1 and 2.

4. Hand-out request for release, Certificate of Registration (C.R.) and Official Receipt (O.R) and blue copy of the Traffic Citation Ticket (TCT) to the cashier.
4. Encode apprehension on the computer and print out the traffic violation.
TVB Personnel

5. Hand-out the print-out of the violation, Traffic Citation Ticket (TCT), Certificate of Registration (CR), Official Receipt (OR) of the vehicle and request for release to the client and advise them to photocopy the aforementioned documents on copy each and come back to TVB after

Source: Cebu City Citizen's Guidebook
This information appeared first on the 2009 Version of the Cebu City Citizen's Guidebook published by the Cebu City Government through the efforts of the Mayor's Management Team.


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